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L.A. Committee Makes Big Changes To Proposed Olympic Venues for '24

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

Olympic swimming in L.A. would take place at a temporary facility on USC's campus LA 2024 has made a big change to its proposed venue plan in its bid for the Olympics. The temporary swimming an...

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Media Notes

MLB: USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand reports that this MLB season, Fox is "rolling out a widespread attempt to get TV viewers to send e-mails to TV game announcers with maybe a dozen e-mails then gettin

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Names In The News

TRACKING MJ: In Philadelphia, Mark Kram profiles MICHAEL JORDAN under the header, "The Shadow Doesn''t Know; Writer Assigned To MJ Finds Him Guarded." Washington Post writer MICHAEL LEAHY, who was nam

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“I''m a fairly buttoned-down guy at the sports desk, but it''s at the cinema that I get my freak on” — Bob Costas, on his movie roles ("Late Night," NBC, 4/9).

USTA Center Likely To Relocate

The USTA "is expected to move the headquarters for its revamped player development program" to Carson, CA, after "striking a deal" with AEG, according to Lisa Dillman of the L.A. TIMES, who notes the

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Executive Transactions

AOL MOVEMENT: AOL CEO BARRY SCHULER will "step aside" and will be replaced by AOL Time Warner co-COO ROBERT PITTMAN. Pittman will continue as AOL Time Warner co-COO while he "takes over day-to-day ope

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TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Yankees-Blue Jays, followed by Royals-Red Sox. The first non-MLB report was the possible retirement of Magic C

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Pook Optimistic About CART

In an extensive Q&A with the L.A. TIMES'' Shav Glick, CART President & CEO Chris Pook asked, "Why have so many writers chosen to focus not on what happened at CART in the last few months but on the sh

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Marketplace Round-Up

AGENCY APPOINTMENTS: MLB has selected CKPR, Milwaukee, to coordinate media and PR support for the ''02 John Hancock All-Star FanFest. CKPR is part of WI-based communications firm Cramer-Krasselt (MLB)

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